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    DescriptionFor senior secondary students studying Ancient History. Particularly suitable for the new NSW HSC Ancient History syllabus, with extensive coverage of the personalities listed for the new Core Study. Text divided into four parts which cover the political, social, economic and religious developments and changes that occurred from the early Dynastic Period to the death of Ramessess II. Special focus on: The achievement of particular pharaohs, including: Hatshepsut, Akkhenaten, Ramessess II; The impact of other significant individuals and groups; social life, funerary beliefs and practices during the Old, Middle and New Kingdoms. Provides a vast range of primary and secondary source material, without loosing sight of the historical narrative.


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    Title
    Ancient Egypt
    Subtitle
    Reconstructing the Past
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Pamela Bradley
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 717
    Width: 185 mm
    Height: 261 mm
    Thickness: 36 mm
    Weight: 1,540 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521776561
    ISBN 10: 0521776562
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27240
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: Y5.1
    BIC subject category V2: YQH
    BIC reading level and special interest qualifier V2: 5AN
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1H
    BIC E4L: NF11+
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    LC classification: LB
    BIC children’s book marketing category: E5N79
    DC22: 932.01
    B&T General Subject: 340
    DC22: 962
    BISAC V2.8: JNF025000
    Abridged Dewey: 372
    BISAC V2.8: EDU029050
    B&T Merchandise Category: NUS
    BISAC V2.8: HIS000000
    BIC subject category V2: 5AN
    Thema V1.0: YPJH
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    30 September 2004
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Table of contents
    Part 1: Introduction 1. The physical environment of Ancient Egypt 2. Sources for Egyptian history 3. The formative years of Egyptian greatness Part 2: The Old Kingdom - The Pyramid Age 4. The experimental phase of pyramid building 5. Religious and political changes 6. The life of the king and his people 7. Preparing for eternity Part 3: The Middle Kingdom 8. The achievements of the 11th and 12th dynasties Part 4: The New Kingdom 9. A vigorous new beginning 10. The Female Horus - Hatshepsut 11. Valiant like Montu - Thutmose III 12. The Dazzling Sun disk - Amenhotep III 13. Akhenaten and the Amarna interlude 14. A change of dynasty - Seti I and Ramessess II 15. Egyptian expansion and its effects on New Kingdom society 16. Everyday life in New Kingdom Egypt 17. New Kingdom funerary beliefs and burial practices